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>>> university of pennsylvania professor steven hahn discusses his latest book the political world of slavery in the freedom. that's next on book tv. he argues historians have presented an incomplete picture of african-american emancipation and struggle for civil rights that followed. professor steven hahn was interviewed at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia as part of book tv college series. .. >> guest: african-american communities involved gender as well as power, but beyond that, i don't know. >> host: well, professor hahn, what do -- going to the topic of the book, what do we know wrongly about slavery in the u.s.? >> guest: well, one of the issues that i try to deal with in the book is the process by which slavery ended, and the geographical reach of slavery. i think the view that tends to be handed down is by the 19th century, certainly, a country neatly divided between the so-called free states and the so-called slave state, and, of course, the civil war growing out of that conflict. my issue is not whether slavery's at the root of the civil war, which it certa
the lower eastern shore. nothing to worry about. we have some snow in pennsylvania. more rain and snow tracking into philadelphia. there could be some problems on the roads. the roads are still wet. view of the wider radar. it continues to move off the coast. heavy snow falling in upstate new york and into maine. temperatures are much better than what it could be. we are mostly above the freezing mark. 37 at the airport. we are close to the freezing mark. i would worry about the northern areas near the pennsylvania line for bloack ice. the gusts possibly up to 45 miles per hour today. that could possibly bring down some tree limbs. high temperatures will basically now.ver they are we drop down into the 20's tonight. things will be quiet on friday. another storm system is moving in. we could start out with snow and change over to rain. >> holiday blockbusters could make this year the most profitable on record for hollywood. strong christmas openings will help set movie studios in new record. they are expected to rake in over $10 billion in sales. you could pay for all the web surfing yo
you expect him to seek reelection? special in pennsylvania -- pennsylvania has a long tradition. >> i think both california and pennsylvania are great opportunities for us. governor brown is doing an extraordinary job. he is making tough fiscal decisions. i was impressed that he was able to win the referendum that gave voters the choice you either pay higher income taxes for the wealthy or you continue to cut school budget and opportunities to create a work force that is strange for 21st century jobs. he won that referendum. california voters voted for higher taxes on the wealthy. he does intend to work again. i was honored that he nominated me last week to leave the chair of the democratic governors association. we expect him to win when he runs. in pennsylvania, another example of a tea party gov. hugh is not getting results. -- who is not getting results. there are lots of very excited democrat who are not admitting they are running get. we will have an active field of candidates to challenge an incumbent in pennsylvania who has not created jobs and is therefore not very popular. >
of the page. >>> university of pennsylvania professor stephen hahn discusses his book the political world of slavery and freedom. that's next on booktv. he argues historians have presented an incomplete picture of african american emancipation and struggle for civil rights that followed. professor hahn was interviewed at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia as part of book tv college series. >> university of pennsylvania history professor steven speed is the author of this book "the and political worlds of slavery and freedom." professor hahn before we get into the subject of the book what is this image on the front cover? >> that's a very good question coming and the answer is i have no idea. the editor and the press proposes it is a very eye-catching image. when i showed it to friends and colleagues to have no idea what it meant. it doesn't clearly relate to anything that took that's how they chose it. it's a really interesting photographs, and i think it speaks to complex connections within the african-american communities that involved gender as well as power but beyond that
>> next come and interview recorded at university of pennsylvania, mary frances berry shysters experiences on the united states commission on civil rights, set up by president eisenhower in the 1950s senate. this is about half an hour. >> host: on your screen now as a well-known face for c-span viewers. that is mary frances berry, professor university of pennsylvania and also the author of several books, where the university of pennsylvania to talk to her about this book, justice for all. united states commission on civil rights and continuing struggle for freedom in america. mary frances berry, when did the u.s. civil rights commission began and why? >> guest: well, the civil rights commission started in 1957. president eisenhower had a lot of discussions with john foster dulles, secretary of state about the way the united states is seen around the world because of the racism going on, that people would hear about and read about and the fact that there seemed to be a lot of episodes that kept happening, whether as lynching or some discrimination taking place in the country. so
network pennsylvania newspaper that has an article that starts out with utter some boston complaining much of their fish being altered in the which was just a humorous take on the boston tea party. which will find most commonly has the extract of a letter to lead into the articles of the day. you also note there were headlines. headlines are very common in the 18th century, so most of the articles back then with latest extract of a letter for a dateline. another primary new services he other newspapers. so once the colonial printer with their weekly edition, david finishes up and down to the other communal printers who in turn reprint extracts from that addition in their home, often under dateline. see here is new york six are also a boston gazette issue from 1766. so here the deadline tells me this news came from new york and quit akeley new york newspaper. after action reports are also at primary source of news funds the work begins. so after action reports or when the commanding a third right a summary of the events of the military engagement and send them up the chain. often in america
on the northeast. snow and sleet have produced treacherous road conditions from pennsylvania and western new york to maine with as much as a foot of snow expected in some areas. this storm so far being blamed for at least six deaths. it's also creating a travel nightmare for those trying to get home after the holidays. more than 1700 flights were canceled on wednesday. nbc's meteorologist dylan dreyer is tracking the storm for us this morning. dylan, what can you tell us? >> well, so far under 400 flights have been canceled in the northeast today. this storm is going to create some travel troubles. it's transitioning over to more or less rain right now. but in the new york city area last night, we had some very strong storms move through. we do have reports of flooding in some of the low-lying areas as well. and we do have a lot of known that's already fallen especially back across new york. look at snowfall totals. thompson, ohio picks up 14 inches of snow. all around pennsylvania and new york picked up around a foot of snow, with connecticut coming in at 6 inches. we do have the winter storm wa
and this is incredible. the pennsylvania department of public welfare says that a single mother with two children is better off taking a job that pays $29,000 a year than a job that pays $69,000 a year. why? because of entitlements. joining us now from our new york studio fox business anchor lou dobbs. so, lou, explain, this please. >> well, bill, first i think we have got to give great credit as you mention to the department of public welfare in pennsylvania they are being honest and straightforward and i wish the federal government as i know you do would listen. think about these benefits being received by this woman. 25,000 in a take home salary of $57,000. you add to that all of the expenses that we go through whether it's child care, whether it is transportation. in the instance one parent and two children in pennsylvania, food stamps amounts to a subsidy of $6,300 a year to that family of three. medicare and child health insurance, $16,500 a year, section 8 subsidized low income rent, another 4300. earned income tax credits, modestly $5,000. they could rise significantly beyond that. but at
california. do you expect the governor to seek re-election in 2014? secondly in pennsylvania you are challenged to a republican governor and pennsylvania has a long tradition to have republican governors serve two-full terms. >> i think both california and pennsylvania are great opportunities for us. obviously the governor in california is doing a great job in california. he is making tough decisions i was impressed that he was able to win the referendum that that gave californians a choice that you can pay higher income tax to the yelt or you continue to slash educational -- he won that referendum. california voters voted for higher income tax on the wealthy in order to have an educated work force. that is huge. he does intend to run again. he's doing an extraordinary job out there. i was honored that he momed me to be a chair. we expect him to run and we expect him to win when he does run. we're excited about that race. in pennsylvania, another example of a tea party governor who isn't getting results. now, as you know the pennsylvania society met this weekend there is a lot of
college ceres was recorded at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia. it's about 20 minutes. university of pennsylvania professor the spirit of law is the most recent book what you mean when you talk about the old constitutional world. estimate for most of the nation's history it was the states rather than the federal government that controlled access to more than just worship, the right of religious organizations and so on and in the early decades of the 20th century that began to shift as the supreme court applied the national constitution a stubble should and the exercise clause of the first amendment against the states, centralizing the debate about religion. still give the states have the control we have it written into the constitution, freedom of religion. >> we did indeed. but the first amendment begins congress shall enact noval only address to the national government. >> were there restrictions by different states on religion? >> yes there were to read several states had religious and solutions. most states limited the amount of property and religious organizations
of the american revolution with a focus on the middle colony, new york, new jersey and portions of pennsylvania. it also recalls the importance of the region during the war and visit several sites to document their historical significance and view the landscape today. from washington's crossing of the delaware to the battle of her clan. it's about an hour, 15. [applause] >> the subtitle of this book is an old irishman not being funny, so it's a great honor to introduce the author and my friend, robert sullivan. i have known two geniuses in my life. one is dead and the other robert sullivan is alive although that robert sullivan is not the robert sullivan who is with us this evening. not exactly, but more about that in a moment. first this robert sullivan is the author of seven extraordinary books, meadowlands, the whale hunt, how do not to get rich, rats, cross-country, the thoreau you don't know and the one that brings us here to delancey st., "my american revolution." in my humble opinion each of these books is in its way a masterpiece. wonderfully idiosyncratic, uniquely incisive, e. tizon i
of the university of pennsylvania, does the ceo, does the family member have to compromise on a daily basis? >> guest: absolutely has to compromise, whether on a daily basis, that's -- one doesn't want to compromise, one shouldn't want to compromise. one should be willing to compromise when necessary to achieve one's goal, and that's true in personal relationships as well as in politicsing and certainly true all the time in the profession. ed man burke, the great conservative philosopher, said all human relations are based on compromise, and i think he was right. >> host: back to the spirit of compromise, one problem with rejecting compromise in the hope of a better one to come is at the rejection itself becomes an obstacle to reaching the future compromise. >> guest: yeah, that is so true today of our politics, but continue rejection of the compromise and continue demonization of one's political opponents in the campaign made compromise very difficult, even when it's entirely and absolutely and obviously necessary. >> host: what about the supreme court. do they ever compromise? >> you know
. guess what? they're changing the rules. some of them are proposing to republicans in pennsylvania and three other states obama won. they're trying to eliminate the winner take all system of awarding electoral votes. that way republicans could win electoral votes in states they lose. >>> new jersey governor chris christie finally meets his idol. the man he's seen in concert more than 100 times. the governor and the boss, bruce springsteen. they're friends now. this is "hardball," the place for politics. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> in the costliest presidential election in u.s. history, the 2012 race saw not one but $2 billion spent. president obam
and they are. guess what? they're changing the rules. some of them are proposing to republicans in pennsylvania and three other states obama won, they're trying to eliminate the winner-take-all system of awarding electoral votes. that way republicans could win electoral votes in states they lose. >>> new jersey governor chris christie finally meets his idol. the man he's seen in concert more than 100 times. the governor and the boss, bruce springsteen. they're friends now. this is "hardball," the place for politics. from our 4,000 television commercials. yep, there i am with flo. hoo-hoo! watch it! [chuckles] anyhoo, 3 million people switched to me last year, saving an average of $475. yeah, i'm kind of a big deal. [sigh] it feels good to help people save... with great discounts like safe driver, multicar, and multipolicy. 731, 732... you want my number, don't you? call 1-800-progressive right now. or visit progressive.com for an extra $50 online savings. thirsty? 'cause i got a six-pack right here. oh, yeah... [voice shaking] you don't even have to wait for your policy to expire to switch. oh,
and on booktv.org. >> you're watching book tv. now, president of the university of pennsylvania talked to book tv about her latest book, the spirit of compromise. she also talked about her role as president of the university. this interview recorded at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia is part of book tv college series and it is about 20 minutes. >> well, you're watching book tv on c-span2. one of the things we like to do on book tv his visit college campuses. we can talk to professors who are also offers and a showcase of books that you may not know about of the lines. we are pleased to be at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia this week, and we are joined by the president of the university dementia is the co-author of this book, the spirit of compromise, white governing demands it and campaigning undermines it. president, are we a politically compromising nation? >> we were created in compromise. a lot of people think of the revolutionary war, which separated us from our mother country, but if you recall, i know you weren't there then, but if you recall it -- historic
democrats to congress, more than twice as many republicans as democrats. also, in pennsylvania, where republicans took total control of that state in 2010 in time to draw up the new maps, well, pennsylvania picked barack obama for president again this time, and again picked him by a lot. and more voters in pennsylvania wanted a democrat for their congress person. but pennsylvania will send 13 republicans to congress next month and only five democrats. how about ohio where republicans won the governorship and both chambers of the state legislature in 2010. hey, it was big year for republicans in 2010, right? this time around ohio quite memorably voted for president obama. that made karl rove crazy. ohio went for obama. even so, there were more votes for republicans in ohio congress there in congress there. narrowly speaking, republicans had the edge in congressional votes from ohio voters, narrowly speaking. but look what they're sending to congress. look at that. not narrowly speaking. three times as many. ohio is going to send 12 republicans to congress and just four democrats. and t
to massachusetts, talk about massachusetts or pennsylvania, we're here in pennsylvania, as a case study of states, regulating religion. >> guest: sure. pennsylvania, for example, had an active blasphemy now, which we think of now as unconstitutional, but in the last case that was brought, the last criminal prosecution under blasphemy law was actually brought in the early 1970s, kind of by accident, against someone who had a sign in the window saying something like "wanted: radical carpenter, speaks to crowd preaching peace," and, of course, the person met jesus, but someone complained, and the american civil liberties union got involved, and the prosecution was droppedded. more recently, the -- a film company owner tried to name his company i choose hell productions, and was denied in corporation under the state's incorporation laws because it was a blasphemy title for the company, and that, too, eventually was dismissed. >> host: professor gordon, why did it start to change in the early 20th century in >> -- >> guest: i think for several reasons m one was especially the growth of the federal gov
. but the chance is there. >> starting to get a glaze on the roads. >> out in pennsylvania, there is an adviser for that. we take a look at the radar and satellite combination. you can see we have some shower activity moving in. the shower activity is in frederick and moving eastward. we will talk about the forecast and where everything is headed. now we want to take a look at the tracffic. >> this is 95. 60 miles per hour. so far so good as you make your way south out of the white marsh area. it is building in volume down to the split and the fort mchenry. the harrisburg expressway continues to run smoothly down to the beltway. 62 on southbound 795 down to the beltway. 58 as you get on to the west side. this is a look from 29. at the beltway, we're still running smoothly. 64 on southbound 295. the continues down towards 175. no delays and no incidents at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> as concern mounts over the accuracy of the speed camera programs, the vendor launches its own investigation. >> jennifer franciotti is live to explain. good morning. >> xerox conducted a ma
at the white house and move along pennsylvania avenue toward the capitol which is on the right. there is a traditional copy of the white house the takes place. it's a big deal on the days when there's a transition from one president to another. it began in 1961, net was a year or allow these pictures were made available. you don't normally see these pictures. here's eisenhower and kennedy command at the same time you have four women together, and these four women actually were the first ladies of our country between 1953 and 1974. on the left that's eisenhower who was the of calling firstly with her back to us, ladybird johnson, jacqueline kennedy who became the new first lady in 1961, and pat nixon, the outgoing wife of the vice-president at that time. another thing that takes place on inauguration day one is a change of power is that by tradition yet going president leaves and of for his successor. this is the note. this would be the larger envelope that was left in the oval office by george to we bush or barack obama. you just put a posted on it. inside of it, another envelo
those who lost their lives in shanksville, pennsylvania is still not complete. the wife of one senator pat toume is doing something about that. we'll hear more after this. stay with us. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold... i took dayquil, but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't work on runny noses. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have an antihistamine. really? [ male announcer ] really. alka-seltzer plus cold and cough fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a fast acting antihistamine to relieve your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] u're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >> welcome back everybody. we are following breaking news out of kansas city, missouri. police are dealing with two shootings involving a nfl player. doug is standing by with the details and the rest of the top news. >> the player's girlfriend was taken
in pennsylvania. in massachusetts, coastal residents trying to secure their homes after the last storm, washed way some 20 feet of sand. people are hoping for cooler temperatures and fresh snow in some ski resorts. looking at this in rhode island. meteorologist dylan dreyer with the forecast. >> thanks, c.j. good morning. we're talking about more snow in the northeast. this time around, more of a new england snowstorm, especially southeastern new england. right now, the storm generating some snow. at this time moving through ohio and western pennsylvania and western new york state. rain through the carolinas and virginia. most of washington, d.c. area. you can see the winter storm warnings and advisories all throughout the northeast, throughout the day. this whole storm system is going to track just to the southeast of martha's vineyard and nantucket in massachusetts. the coldest side of the storm will move through boston, back through northern rhode island and into northern connecticut as well. that's why that's an area that will see most of the snowfall. picking up in intensity across pennsylvan
's family were loyalists in pennsylvania. they were quakers in bucks county, pennsylvania. to the extent that i had ancestors there, one of them was a delegate from bucks county who was a loyalist. >> to the crown? >> yes. >> about your father's side? >> my father's family were from respective parts of the british isles. most of ireland and some in england. i don't know. hard to say. the division of loyalties in ireland were -- a lot of the poorer people and the protestants of northern ireland were patriots. a lot of the catholics supported loyalists because the catholic gentry at the time were trying to be accepted in the british empire and they tried to prove that loyalty by subsidizing, raising companies to send over there. irish politicians don't like to emphasize that. but the opinion of the catholic gentry in iowa was loyalists. -- in ireland. in britain, large chunks of -- especially in east anglia, which sticks out from the london area, there were very, very patriot- minded. but that's not where my family in england came from. >> you're born in the bronx? >> no, in manhattan. >>
berry professor at the university of pennsylvania also of the author of several books. we're at the university of pennsylvania to talk to her about and justice for all. the united states commission on civil rights in the continuing struggle for freedom in america quote. when did this all rights commission begin? >> 1957. president eisenhower had a lot of discussion with john foster dulles the secretary of state because of the races around the world people would hear about and read about and the fact there seemed to be episodes whether lynching or discrimination in the country. eisenhower said he would ask congress to set up a civil-rights commission to put the facts on the table and i am told by someone at the meeting he slammed the table and they will put the facts on the table. policy is sometimes said up because there is a tough problem is that the report then they go away but in the future would depend on what it found out and how aggressive it was in the public thought about it. >>host: initially it was set up as a temporary commission? >>guest: right. the right age o
for parts of the valleys and western pennsylvania. potential for icy spots tomorrow morning. if you are going up on the pennsylvania turnpike be on the look for that. increasing cloudiness and light winds. you can see moisture down here coming out of tennessee. it is close to southwestern virginia now. it will continue to make its way to the south and the east. it will trigger a few showers and bringing those temperatures back up above normal. it is in the 50's and 60's now our weekend will be mild but with the front lingering in the area a risk of the a shower also lingers. weekends use some rain it has been dry here in the past couple of weeks. mostly dry conditions, only a slight chance for a shower on sunday. generally, a cloudy day near the bay and then finally a stronger front will cut across the area on monday and that's when we'll clear things out. 47 to 52 tomorrow with light southeast winds. on the bay winds will average 5 to 10 knots. temperatures start to climb after a chilly night, the warm front goes through, we hit 57 on saturday. 64 on monday then a cold front goes t
. on a fresh few inches. near harrisburg, pennsylvania, two tractor-trailers crashed. shutting down interstate 83. slowing traffic to a crawl. thanks to the snowing mess, the speed limit on about 300 miles of the pennsylvania turnpike was shaved to 45 miles per hour. hundreds of flights were canceled. delays from philadelphia to those stranded in buffalo. and that shopping trip to return that ugly sweater, not so easy in scranton, pennsylvania. in yankee stadium, it was a sloppy mess for syracuse and west virginia in that pinstripe bowl. we check in with our team from syr. >> here in syracuse, another winter blast. giving us no break from all of this storm. almost a foot fell on thursday and now a couple more inches falling today. we have our ruler here, about 12 inches of snow on the ground. now, we're used to snow here in syracuse. but we haven't seen this much on the ground in two years. >> reporter: but for so many, the snow is more than welcomed on their week off. like maggie, a pup in new berlin, new york. where they have so much you can hardly see her. >> at least the puppy is happy. gi
a congressional gold medal to arnold palmer of the commonwealth of pennsylvania. those of you who participate in these events regularly may notice the stage is set up a little differently than usual. we thought it would be more fitting to do so on this side of the rotunda and honor some of the presidents of that arnie knew so well. president gerald ford used to say "you know arnie's army." president ronald reagan. and of course president eisenhower who did a lot for the game of golf. the story goes that eisenhower i asked to play the winner of the 1968 masters championship. that turned out to be arnold palmer. those 18 holes marked the beginning of a lasting friendship. welcome and thank you for being here, ladies and gentleman. [applause] >> ladies and gentleman, please stand for the presentation of the colors by the united states armed forces guard, the national anthem, and the retirement of the colors. ♪ >> present! >> ♪ o say can you see by the dawn's early light what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight o
snowstorm is thwarted our track. in king of push sha, they were skidding. near harrisburg, pennsylvania, two tractor-trailers crashed. slowing traffic to a crawl. the speed limit on about 300 miles of the pennsylvania turnpike was shaved to 45 miles per hour. hundreds of flights were canceled. delays from philadelphia to those stranded at the airports. in scranton, pennsylvania. in yankee stadium, a sloppy mess for syracuse and byu in that pinstripe bowl. here in syracuse, another winter blast. no break from all of this storm. almost a foot fell on thursday and now a couple more inches falling today. we have our ruler here, about 12 inches of snow on the ground. now, we're used to snow syracuse. but we haven't seen this much on the ground in two years. >> reporter: for most, the snow is more than welcomed on their week off. like maggie a pup in berlin, new york. zblin credible snow on top of snow. ginger is back with us now. what kind of totals are we looking to add to what we're already seeing out there. >> the numbers are so impressive. lot of places seeing easily 2 to 4 inches spread over
, pennsylvania, west virginia, all morning long. some are accumulating. what we are watching is a few flurries trying to make their way into central maryland. we've seen a couple of around baltimore. someone reported a flurry in lutherville. look at this icy mix trying to show up in queen anne's, talbot county, moving into the area. it's interesting how quickly the weather can change. this is associated with the lake-effect snow showers coming down behind latest storm. overall, we're not expecting more accumulation across the area today. yesterday, there were respectable amounts north and west including two to three inches across carroll county. across northern baltimore county, 1.8 inches reported in parkton, 2.5 in harford county and scarborough. watch out for ice this morning as roads may be wet. winds are strong behind the latest storm system helping produce lake-effect snores and flurries in our area. 21 miles per hour in annapolis, 22 at b.w.i. marshall and 24 in la plata. the winds are sustained and gusts are stronger. keep in mind, things will keel cold today as it's only 36 at the air
of the revolution because my mother's family were loyalists in pennsylvania. there were quakers in us county, pennsylvania. i had ancestors involved in everything. one of them was a delegate from bucks county. >> what about your dad's side? your mother and father, where were they from? >> my father's family is from the british isles, from southern england. i don't know. it is very hard to say. the division of loyalties in ireland -- a lot of the poor people and the protestants in northern ireland -- the catholic gentry of the time were trying to be accepted in the british empire and they tried to prove that loyalty by subsidizing, raising companies to send over there. irish publications don't like to emphasize that. but a lot of the catholic gentry in ireland will loyalists. in britain, it is hard to describe. the large chunks, and especially in east anglia, which is paid from loniten -- which was a thumb on the mitten,. >> were you born in the bronx? >> no, manhattan. >> going back to the early years, talking about how you were fascinated by the generals, what was your child like? how many
and pennsylvania, and around michigan, already in the 30s. that's where the cool and cold air is. it's going to settle in on us tonight and throughout the day tomorrow. in fact, we're going to be a couple of degrees below average. so for tomorrow morning, coats back on, folks. and button them up, too. we'll start out in the 20s and low to mid-30s across the area. after a chilly, dry evening, feeling like december tomorrow. and then light showers with that next front coming in. and more rain expected saturday. especially early in the day. here's a look at your four-day forecast. the high, 47 degrees for tomorrow. so it is going to be dry. and dry also on friday. but with clouds moving in. and the possibility maybe of some showers late in the day on friday. not posting as of yet, but this weekend for sure looking like rain. saturday the high 65. sunday, 55. and that stalled-out weather front still around at the beginning of the week. the high 62. air, or major storms to deal with. >> all right. >> lovely. skirting through december. >> we can't be dreaming of a white christmas, can we. >> no, w
and west where there could be 1 to 2 inches of snowfall. the areas that border pennsylvania could see more than that. temperatures not helping this snowfall to hold on, the bit we've gotten today. 36 in leesburg. gaithersburg at 36. 32 in frederick. 39 in d.c. so what falls will likely be melting very quickly. of course, it's been all morning long that the dry air was over us. so everything working against us really getting any acculating snowfall. but we do have a batch that's moving in, moving through. you can see the white there. as i zoom in on d.c., you can see that we've got it right now around fairfax, around warrenton. the snow will be moving eastward. we have the chance of snow now for the next three, maybe four hours until noontime, but we're not going to get much. after noon, it's rain that takes over and starts eating away at the storm system. this whole event is over with at 3:00, except for the wind and cold. i'll have more on that and what you can expect for the rest of your weekend in a couple minutes. >> thank, veronica. >>> the snow has already started falling in the nort
. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass s. 1440, the preemie re-authorization act, as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: senate 1440, an act to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. pitts, and the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pallone, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. pitts: i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous materials in the record on s. 1440. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. pitts: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. pitts: mr. speaker, s. 1440, the prematurity res
. there are winter storm warnings stretching from oklahoma to pennsylvania. some parts of upstate new york and pennsylvania could see one to two feet of snow. big cities like new york and boston could see wind gusts of up to 60 miles an hour. in the southeast the largest tornado threat ever seen on christmas day, brought on by the winter storm coming from the west, mixing with the warm waters of the gulf of mexico. >> severe thunderstorm warns are on going and the reason is a lost energy in the atmosphere and what that's causing the potential for a widespread severe winter outbreak. >> reporter: this is complicating travel plans. many may have to spend the end of the holiday in an airport terminal. and driving may not be an option. the national weather service said parts of arkansas could get up to ten inches of snow, causing white out conditions. this storm is part of the same system that brought more than four feet of snow in the high sierras of california just a few days ago. in washington. >> let's go head and look at live pictures. this is dallas texas. you can see the snow is falls
. the national weather service says the heaviest the commissions will be in northern pennsylvania. and parts of the northeast, they are taking the snow in stride. >> i love it. this is part of living in new england. >> standard new england weather. >> this is mostly bringing heavy rain and strong winds of up to 70 miles per hour. this is causing more problems for travelers. at least 355 have been cancelled today. in the last 24 hours, it has been more than 2400. power was knocked out from texas to vermont. people in ohio are trying to clean up the mess. from texas to alabama, at least 34 tornadoes touched down. today, people are picking up the debris. the death toll from the winter storm has risen. so far, at least nine people have been killed. >> there are police everywhere. >> police are cautioning drivers to be careful on the roads and to be on the lookout for black ice. right now, 61% of the country is covered in some sort of snowfall. the net storm is expected to bring more snow to the midwest tonight. >> well, -- is a general manager of every a station in arkansas and he told us how pe
and northwestern pennsylvania and northwestern new york state. on top of that, we could see wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour. blizzard conditions will be felt through the great lakes region. >> good thing in terms of what we're feeling so far, we don't have snow on those trees in many spots. >> that's a good point, snow on trees and wind, we could be talking about more damage. that's not the case. >>> holiday sales highs and lows and instagram's legal troubles and where folks are cutting their commute in half. >>> she's the face of weight watchers and now jessica simpson is about to put the pounds back on. >>> welcome back. some stories making news this morning. a bomb exploded at a major u.s. military base in eastern afghanistan this morning killing the attacker and two afghans. >>> and hawaii's governor may appoint a replacement for the late senator inouye as early as today. senator reed asked a decision be made quickly to ensure hawaii's representation in fiscal cliff negotiations is there. it is said senator inouye endorsed a person before he died. >> and ben affleck has taken his name off
a foot of snow through ohio and northwestern pennsylvania and western new york state. on top of that, we could see wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour and blizzard conditions are felt through the great lakes region. >> good thing in terms of snow on the trees in many spots. >> that's a good point because snow on many trees and winds, we could be talking about more damage. that's not the case. >> holiday woes everywhere and instagram in legal troubles. >>> plus, she's the face of weight watchers. now jessica simpson is about to put the pounds back on. we'll tell you why. hing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from g
. 33 in randallstown. temperatures in southern pennsylvania in the mid 30's. central maryland, 41. ocean city, 45. you'll see more sunshine as you head toward the coast. maybe some snow tomorrow. up.ails are coming o >> it is hard to avoid all of the food during the holiday season. how to prevent any problems. >> eating the big family meal and in joint delicious leftovers. you can keep your food safe. >> did not leave it sitting out more than two hours. and make sure you chill it. >> put your food in airtight containers. keep that air out. >> the temperature of your refrigerator should be set below 40 degrees. when it is time to reheat the leftovers, bring the temperature back up to what was the first time. we should eat the leftovers within three to four days. >> if in doubt, throw it out. >> 5:41. if you are looking to do something to a gift, a charity regifteing. will it be a chilly weekend? traffic and weather when we come ba >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> time to take a look at your morning commute. we had a problem in annapolis and that is gone.
. the western part of pennsylvania is expecting 6 to 18 inches tomorrow. a 45-mile-an-hour speed limit is in place on the pennsylvania turnpike. >> who was driving on 95 today? >> you were. you had to deal with low visibility. >> it's not that the snow was coming down heavily but it was gray, that flight light and enough precipitation to make it tough to see. >> glad you made it back safely. >> so am i. the bosses wouldn't be happy. >> the rumor has it that the boss is in pittsburgh. so hey. >> he let us know there was more snow out there. >> we had some snow today but not a jackpot by any stretch. out to the west in garrett county they will pick up 3 to 6 inches tonight. around here the storm is done. we have to get ready for cold temperatures and gusty winds. we'll show you what we are expecting in the nighttime hours. the clouds will break up during the overnight. we'll have a cold one. we'll get down to around 30. we're looking at subfreezing temperatures inside the beltway and the city streets. untreated streets will be a little slick. we'll keep the temperatures around 30 when yo
. >>> and still to come on wjz, eyewitness news at noon, a violent police standoff in pennsylvania comes to an end. whatwhat happened and the latest on the gunman. >>> a judge rules on a request to pull thousands of samsung products off the shelves. >> and a cool and sunny tuesday one week before christmas. the updated first warning weather forecast is coming up. , ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> it's 58 degrees and mostly sunny, but very clear in central maryland. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> a nine hour police standoff comes to a violent end in pennsylvania. >> officers responded to the apartment complex
in the mountains. pennsylvania to western maryland. it is also possible -- some energy in the upper levels of the atmosphere. some of the struggles may make it over the mountains and to the north and west of baltimore. do not be surprised to see a light sprinkle or a flurry early tonight or tomorrow morning. secondary weather disturbances passing through the mountains and across the maryland- pennsylvania line. temperatures in the mid 30's -- still 45 in the city. 45 at the naval academy. freezing in oakland, to our west. sunshine -- some cloud cover may generate a sprinkle or flurry tomorrow. mostly sunny skies through the rest of the day tomorrow. that means there will be another unseasonably mild day, with sunny skies and westerly breeze is. temperatures should be able to climb above normal. 30's tonight, near 40 at the inner harbor. tomorrow, sun coming back. out on the day, wind to the west at cannot. waves around 1 foot. western maryland, rain and snow showers tonight, rain and snow showers come back into the picture. thursday and friday, snow could become significant in the western
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